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northeast. and people along the coast are still trying to pick up the pieces. jessica kartalija takes a closer look at the damage. and meteorologist chelsea ingram takes a look at the impact. >> denise, things certainly look a lot differently than they did this same time last year. but meanwhile, many marylanders are still working to rebuild from all of the damage. >> reporter: the first anniversary of sandy. >> this is the highest i've seen the tide up in my lifetime. >> we went back here a half hour ago. and had to turn around. >> reporter: the super storm hit the state with record- breaking winds and snow. >> what they are very worried about here is the storm surge. they're worried about water. they're worried about flooding. >> reporter: 11 marylanders killed with some $47 million in damage. >> we've provided homes. and we've rebuilt homes for people. >> reporter: one year later, $19 million is going to to
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maryland towns hit the hardest. >> the money will be coming to the federal government. and it will be coming to the lower shore. the money will be distributed on the basis of need. >> reporter: the money goes toward the reconstruction of homes, businesses and their economy. >> it was devastating. the entire town was flooded. and when i say the entire town, i mean, the entire town. everything was flooded. >> reporter: in chrisfield, coffins floated out of graves. residents were rushed to shelter, the town docks swept away. >> that's where our commerce, our baked commerce comes through every day. >> now they're still rebuilding. >> we know the ocean city pier is taking a beating as well. >> reporter: still plenty of work to be done. more than 200 maryland homes are still in need of repair. >> try to get the help we need to start rebuilding. >> reporter: now, with the latest aid that was just received, senator mikulski's office has received a total $74
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million in aid since last year. joining me mere, -- here, meteorologist chelsea ingram. they certainly have a lot to rebuild. but better than it was this time last year. >> first i want to take to you first warning radar, during super storm sandy. this extremely powerful storm. it arrived actually, ahead of schedule. and picked up some steam as it started to move inland. was moving around 28 miles per hour. it made landfall on october 29th. and it affected all of maryland. we're talking about western maryland, all the way over onto the eastern shore. and it brought impacts in the form of extreme winds. also brought rain. and it brought some snow. while it was a big event for maryland, its impacts, of course, were felt across the entire eastern sea board. some of the greatest impacts for us, though, here at home, were in the form of precipitation. some spots saw anywhere from 8 to 12 inches. or upwards of 12 inches of rainfall. and then also, more than 1 foot of snowfall in some spots out
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in western maryland. so we saw all different types of weather now. it's about a year later. and the weather certainly a different scenario out here. we have a warmup on the way out here. bob has more coming up in your exclusive first warning forecast. for now, let's go back to you on tv hill. coming up in just a few minutes, super storm sandy's impact on ellis island. and maryland's role in preserving historical documents. a murder-suicide leaves three families heartbroken. details emerge. tonight, the fire union, who worked closely with one of the victims, is giving us a closer look at andrew hoffman. wjz is live on lexington street, downtown. derek valcourt with more. >> reporter: vic, sadly, thises a peers to be the result of a jealous ex-boyfriend. a police officer who apparently murdered his ex-girlfriend, and her new boyfriend issue a beloved firefighter. >> reporter: at the engine 14 fire house on holland street in southwest baltimore, the doors
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are draped with black bunting. a tribute to 27-year-old firefighter andrew hoffman. hoffman and his new girlfriend, 26-year-old marie heartman was -- hartman were gunned down inside his home. hartman's younger sister escaped out a window. they say the killer was hartman's hartman's hartman's ex-boyfriend, chris fer lee robinson. hartman, the mother of a 6-year- old, leaves behind a devastated family. >> we just want to know answers. we want to know why this happened. >> reporter: hoffman's death hits especially hard at the fire department, where he was hailed a hero. rescuing a man from a fire on gilmore street. and early ther year, he was even interviewed by wjz. >> i couldn't believe my eyes. >> reporter: recognized for his quick action to save this 3- year-old boy, who had wandered away from home. rescuers say he was heroic,
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even in the moments before he was killed. >> the night he was killed, he did all he could to protect his girlfriend and her sister, who survived the terrible ordeal. and i think, without andyy 's help, -- andy's help, that would not have been possible. >> reporter: wjz collected items from andy's home, needed for funeral arrangements. has family released a statement, saying our hearts are absolutely broken over the loss of our son, brother, grandson and uncle. it's hard to go forward without him. but we know andy died a hero. that is the way he lived his life. and we couldn't be prouder of him. >> reporter: a family member tells wjz that funeral plans for hoffman are set for saturday. firefighters plan to be part of that tribute as they honor their fallen friend. we're live. >> baltimore city police say that their thoughts and prayers are with those who are affected by this tragedy. after a year of negotiations, settlements are announced for the more than 2 dozen abuse victims of former
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penn state football coach, jerry sandusky. mary is in the newsroom with more on how much money the university will pay out. >> reporter: penn state says it will pay more than $59 million to 26 young men over claims of child sex abuse at the hands of jerry sandusky. sandusky was convicted last year on 45 criminal counts of abusing 10 boys over a 15-year period. he was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison. the case tarnished the reputation of penn state and its late football coach, joe paterno. penn state released a statement, saying in part, quote, we hope this is a step forward in the healing process for those hurt by mr. sandusky and another step forward for penn state. >> reporter: thank you, mary. sandusky lost a bid earlier this month for a new trial. three men are arrested in connection with a deadly shooting at a prince george's county hotel. surveillance video shows at the counter last month. the suspect sees the money. and there was a confrontation.
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chavez was shot several times. he died at the scene. police say all three men are facing first- and second-degree murder charges. first the verdict. now the penalty in the civil lawsuit. the civil lawsuit against cardiologist mark medei. why maryland's biggest casino owner is also involved. >> reporter: vic, david cordish is going to be called to the witness stand. what the owner of maryland live has to say might determine the amount awarded to his expartner. >> reporter: i'm alex demetrick. coming up, why the maryland doctor being sued is crossing -- [ no audio ] >> reporter: we're having a little difficulty, obviously. we're going to have a little more later on. but this all revolves around some stents and whether they were necessary or not. and glen weinberg, who is a partner of david cordish's, had
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-- he believed he was having really significant health issues. had to cut back on his work, lost a lot of income. we hope to have more on this later on. back to you. >> let's see if we can get this situation straightened out. they said that david cordish will testify about this case. we'll have much more in a few moments. a maryland state trooper is recovering tonight, after his cruiser is hit along 695, in baltimore county. you can see the damage at the rear of his patrol car. trooper first class, christopher hall was sitting inside his vehicle at the time. investigating another accident on the beltway, near route 702 when he was struck. he was transported to shock trauma. the 63-year-old driver who struck him is charged with violating the move-over law, and failing to control the speed of his vehicle, to avoid a collision am. well, a welcomed warmup our area today. let's take a live look outside. mix of sun and clouds. but temperatures today were mild. look at that gorgeous sunset.
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blue sky. sky eye chopper 13. what can you expect for the week and halloween? wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist chelsea ingram is at fells point with wjz, the mobile weather lab. but first, bob has an update on these chilly temperatures. but warmer today. bob? >> we warmed up today in the mid-60s. you bet. got up to about 65 this afternoon. after a chilly 33 this morning. right now, at 57. 50 out in oakland. 60 in ocean city. and 61 over in d.c. the dew point up to 41. still very dry air. right now we're 2 degrees warmer than we were yesterday at this time. but this morning, we did have chilly temps. we're at 33 degrees here. 30 in oakland. and 34 in cumberland. it was ray chilly morning. let's check in with meteorologist chelsea ingram, live at fells point with the wjz mobile weather lab. >> thanks, bob. it is beautiful out here. a bit on the cool side. if you are headed out to dinner, just grab a jacket. take a look at the numbers
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here. we're sitting right around 59 degrees, with relative humidity around 63. we topped out right at 63 degrees today. and that was the forecast. as we head into tuesday, we are going to be cool and dry, as high pressure stays iniole of -- in control of our forecast. temperatures are only going to reach to around 60 degrees for tomorrow. but we do have a welcomed warmup that is headed our way. as we move into the next couple of days. bob will have the details coming up in your exclusive first warning forecast. for now, i'm live with the wjz mobile weather lab. here on fells point. back to you on tv hill. as we told you earlier, the penalty phase of the dr. mark medei civil trial is now under way. let's check in with alex for more. this is it. they're calling the maryland live casino owner, david cordish to the stand. the reason all comes down to money. when stents were placed into the heart of businessman
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weinberg, he thought he had severe heart disease. until the lawsuits hit. charging that he performed the procedure on hundreds when they didn't need it. most would settle out of court with medei. last week, a jury found in weinberg's favor. now, the jury has been called in to decide damages of weinberg, based in large part on his past dealings withings with this man. >> please welcome, the chairman of the company, david cordish. >> reporter: for years, they were partners. until weinberg feared his health was in jeopardy and he had to cut hours. he went from all type a, all in. david cordish said to his partner, you're either all in or all out. when weinberg found he had a healthy heart issue he tried to get his job back. but cordish said, when you leave me, you can't come back. >> reporter: during the years he thought he was ill, cordish went on to open the maryland
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live casino and other project the. weinberg's lawyers say if he hadn't received a faulty diagnosis, he would haved 4% of the projects for three major contracts. >> reporter: wein burg's lawyers say those projects cost glen weinberg, $58 million in lost income. >> as we were telling you earlier, medei's lawyers say glen weinberg's numbers are speculation. cordish will testify what the numbers might have been if he had stayed with the company. a couple of crucial divisional games are coming up. sports director mark viviano is there now with more. mark? >> reporter: well, vic, the ravens did reconvene here in owings mills for a practice. they are back from their bye week, which gave them a chance to rest and regroup for the rest of the season that is ahead. some of the players took mini vacations while most of the
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coaches continued preparations for the final nine games. >> your pittsburgh steelers 19. >> ravens 16. >> raven his plenty to ponder during their bye week. coming off two straight close defeats. the most recent and painful, to their division rival, the steelers. one of their problems is lack of a running game. part of what has them sitting on a losing record. looking forward to improvements and a strong finish. >> i thought we had a good couple of days off. off. was it good to get them should time away with their families. the midseason rest is always good. you get a chance to get you're legs back. get a chance to get your body healed a little bit. those are positives of a bye week. yeah, i think it was a plus for us. i'm looking forward to seeing how we respond in terms of how we play. >> so there's work to be done. and we ask you with our wjz fan cam. what are your expectations for the ravens for the rest of the season. >> i think they're going to be okay.
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because our division is wide open. >> i expect maybe 8, 8, 9 and 7. >> i hope that we can get better. i don't think we're going to be as good as we were last year. i think there are still a lot of holes. and i think we're sort of still on the super bowl hangover. >> i think, with the next three games coming up, we're going to get a rhythm going and get back into it. >> reporter: and in an effort to bolster the ravens' offense, they did sign free agent scott today. we'll get coach john harbaugh's scouting report on the new edition. back to you for now. >> and of course, you can see the game, against the browns, sunday afternoon, at 4:15, live here on wjz. well, still to come tonight on wjz's eyewitness news. spying on our ally. >> new eavesdropping allegations against the united states. how the president is responding. after being damaged in hurricane sandy today, historic
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ellis island reopened to the public. but one thing they won't see is nearly a million of its artifacts. why they're still being stored here in maryland. i'm mary bubala. science and technology is taking off for city middle school students. we'll show you the action coming up. look at that picture right there. pleasant evening in our area weatherwise. will rain ruin halloween trick- or-treating? let's hope not. the answer in your first warning weather forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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it's been a partly cloudy day. 57 degrees. the complete first warning forecast is coming up. one year after being severely damaged today, parts of ellis island reopened to the public. but it is still without nearly a million of its artifacts. they're here, nearly a hundred miles away in maryland. monique griego has more on why they aren't returned home. >> most of the artifacts were actually left unharmed. and they'll be staying here in maryland, until all of the repairs and upgrades are completed on that museum. >> these are all materials from ellis island. >> reporter: bob from hyattsville shows us aisle after aisle, of historic pieces from new york's ellis island.
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the facility which houses millions of museum items for the national park service, received the collection in january, after super storm sandy swamped the island with 8 feet of water. >> knocked out the power. so you couldn't maintain the proper environmental controls and security systems to house the museum collections there. >> reporter: today, parts of the island, which welcomed millions of immigrants to america, reopened to the public. but the vast majority of the museum's artifacts, about 1 million, remained here. >> textiles. it's just a remarkable collection of personal objects that people left behind. >> reporter: some of the more sensitive objects have to be kept in this very, very cold storage vault. most of them are film projects you can see stored here on the vaults. >> this is a passenger list from 1902. >> reporter: sandraman's team showed us some of the document which showed immigrants
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arriving from the island. this book, signed by the turn of the century is signed by people visiting the statue of liberty. all of these will remain, until repairs and upgrades are completed at ellis island. sanderman is proud to be preserving this piece of history. >> we owe it to future and previous generations to protect and preserve these items. >> reporter: there is no exact window when those repairs will be completed. vic, back to you. >> okay, monique. thank you very much. also, there is no estimate for how much it will take to make the repairs to the island and the museum. doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that kids learn best when doing something hands on. mary is standing by with a new competition between local city students. >> and denise, today, i learned that the contest could lead to a student becoming a rocket scientist. >> reporter: students from
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three baltimore middle schools are competing into rocket into poly. the students, all in the ingenuity project, which fast tracks students to excel in math and science projects. >> i think it was great. i enjoyed the project. >> it was really fun. working together with the team. and having to build it all in one hour. >> reporter: the goal is to see how far the rocket will travel. but nasa astronaut, don thomas, from towson university, tells me, it is also about learning to collaborate. >> they were working as a team. these were groups of five or six. this is how engineers work in the real world. they don't work by themselves. >> students think for weeks. >> air pressure from the psi forces water out. >> do you think it's going to work? >> i'm not sure. >> reporter: the future physicist and his team give it a go.
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>> got it to go about 22 yards. and today's rocket launch record was 47 yards. denise, back to you. >> collaboration. thank you, mary. if you'd like to learn more about the nonprofit ingenuity project, head to our website,, click on news, and then local. >> that's fantastic. it's almost as good as the mentos and the coca cola bottle. >> oh. don't lessen on -- listen to what he's saying, children. >> launch a rocket. that's for sure. let's take a look at temps and continues. east/southeast winds at 5. ,,,,,
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wjz. it is a beautiful october evening. what can you expect for the next couple of day. bob has details inside in your exclusive first warning forecast. >> you know what is sad about that picture. the sun has set and yes, it's dark already. set around 6:15. dropping as the sun went down. 57. 60 in ocean city. 61, over in d.c., and 58 down in pax river. locally, mid- to upper 50s around the region. 65, 33 today. the average is now 63.
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and 41. the record, 87 and 27. what range here by the end of the october. light east wind tomorrow. winds have picked up a little from the east. eventually, may turn to the north and northeast, as the weak front is going through the region. clouds, cold air to the north. big snowstorm in the northern rockies. you can hear that. but ahead of it, milder air. scattered thunderstorms. could be strong thunderstorms in kansas and oklahoma. next day or two. for us, milder coming up the east coast. means we're going to have a warmup. and showers across the southeast today. snow shows up. you can see that stuff in montana and wyoming. they could see several feet in the mountain areas. denver could get 5 to 6 to 7 inches of snow tonight and tomorrow. and it's been in the 60s last couple of days. weak front going through the area. only thing i'll notice is a wind shift tomorrow. and attaches, let's say 5 or 6 degrees cooler than today. but late wednesday, warmer air begins to surge in. maybe clouds with that front. then we get into milder air.
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and thursday night into friday, the cold front will approach the region, with unfortunately, looks like shower activity. halloween night. maybe later on, hopefully. the kids can get out without getting wet. and a good chance on friday. east winds on the bay, at 10 to 15. bay temp around 59 degrees. slowly cooling off. sunrise, 7:31. oh, and there it is. set at 6:09. i misspoke. tonight, then, 30. yes, i did. 39. clearly cloudy skies. 60 tomorrow. all in all, i wake up, it's dark. gito bed. it's -- i go to bed. it's dark. 67 and sunshine. >> seemed to upset you a minute ago. >> by the way, this weekend, we fall back. >> really? >> really? >> extra hour of sleep. >> saturday night. >> you clap, that is. yes. >> right, bob. stir. still to come on wjz eyewitness news.
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powerful storm. deadly hurricane forced winds damage britain. penn state agrees to compensate former victims of the former penn state football coach. how much they are receiving the. and breaking news, singer chris brown just appears in a chris brown just appears in a d.c. courtroom. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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did is 6:31. 57 degrees. partly cloudy in central maryland. good evening. thanks for staying with wjz. here are some of the things people are talking about. the international outrage over the nsa's spying is not letting up. all is coming from one-time resident edward snowden. spain is the latest nation, demanding answers from the u.s. danielle nottingham reports for wjz from washington. >> reporter: a delegation from european diplomats hope to limit u.s. spying on their leaders. >> i think i have to make a clear distinction between fighting together terrorism but
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not spying on friends. >> reporter: former national security agency contractor edward snowden released documents that revealed that the u.s. had tapped german canc lor angela merkel's cell phone. president obama steered clear of the controversy, as he helped swear in his new fbi director. but the white house is saying u.s. intelligence gathering is under review. >> the president clearly feels strongly about making sure that we are not just collecting information because we can but because we should. >> reporter: besides being embarrassing, spying on allies could have economic consequences, as washington works to negotiate a major trade deal with the european union. >> reporter: former state department analyst, james louis says the u.s. won't stop the program because in a post 9/11 world, the information is too valuable. >> this makes us safer. less surveillance means more
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successful attacks. >> reporter: the white house hopes to complete its veview by the end of the year. >> danielle nottingham, wjz eyewitness news. >> some u.s. lawmakers are defending spying practices. they argue places such as france are safer because of the nsa's surveillance. breaking news right now about r&b singer chris brown. >> we have just learned the charges against brown have been reduced to a misdemeanor. the 24-year-old singer was just in washington, d.c. court, right now on a felony assault charge. brown was accused, along with his bodyguard, of punching a man, trying to get in with a singer this weekend. he was in washington performing at a nightclub, as part of a homecoming for howard university. this incident could jeopardize brown's freedom. he remains on probation for assaulting his ex-girlfriend, rihanna. >> brown will be released. after spending two years behind bars, the former doctor convicted of causing michael
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jackson's death is a free man tonight. conrad murray says he is elated to be out of jail. he was released after serving half of a four-year sentence. california prison rules allowed for the early release by giving additional credit for sime served. he was convicted of manslaughter in 2011, after a jury found him guilty of administering the lethal dose of the sleep agent propofol. penn state reaches a settlement with the victims who claim jerry sandusky abused them when they were children. susan mcginnis respects for wjz from washington. >> reporter: penn state has agreed to pay almost $60 million to settle the claims of 26 men, who allege they were sexually abused by former football coach jerry sandusky. rodney erickson released a statement, saying we hope this is another step forward in the healing process by those hurt by mr. sandusky and another step forward for penn state. we cannot undo what was done
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but we can and must do everything to learn from this to ensure it will never happen again. sandusky was convicted in 2012 of abusing 10 boys. the insurance says liability insurance policies will cover this. legal experts say that was likely enough to push penn state to settle. and that this also saves victims from having to revisit their traumas in court. the scandal also brought down head coach joe paterno, who was stripped of 100 victories and lost his job, after failing to report sandusky to police. paterno died about two months after he was fired. >> sandusky maintains he is innocent and is seeking a new trial. there are six additional claims from alleged victims that are still pending. the price of gasoline continues to drop down 5 cents in the past week. a nationwide survey shows the average cost of a gallon of
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regular, $3.30. according to triple a mid- atlantic, that number could drop even further. with prices dropping closer to $3 a gallon during the remainder of the year. continuing to track the price of gallon in maryland. today, a gallon of regular drops 3.30. down compared to last year. across britain, crews are cleaning up after the strongest storm to hit england in years passes through. alfonsoalphonso van marsh reports for wjz, it's left 13 people dead and caused extensive damage. the powerful storm, with winds as strong as 99 miles an hour, whipped up 25-foot waves, blue up buildings and tore trees out of the ground. rescue crews battled dangerous conditions as they searched for a boy called out to sea. a 17-year-old girl was also killed when a tree fell on her trailer home n. london, a
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massive crane crashed down on the cabinet's offices. no one was hurt. here in london, a tree fell on that home, triggering a gas explosion that destroyed at least three houses. >> unfortunately, three bodies have been found. bodies of a male and female. >> reporter: the storm dubbed storma gedon has left more than a quarter million people without electricity. nationwide, some train service was suspended over concerns trees could land on the tracks. with 130 flight were delayed or canceled at heathrow airport. airline officials now say the flights are running a reduced schedule. authorities say the storm did less damage than feared in part because they sounded the alarm well ahead of time about a possible catastrophe. in london, alphonso van marsh, wjz eyewitness news remember. >> storm is now make its way through france and holland. transportation officials are asking travelers to check for possible flight changes. time now for a quick look at some of the stories you'll find in the baltimore sun.
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open society institutes billionaire and founder george sor soros talks about how he takes the model here in baltimore and expands to other cities. and ravens are back and preparing for a must-win game sunday against the browns. for these stories and more, read tomorrow's baltimore sun. and remember, you can look for the updated forecast from wjz's first warning weather team. thousands of women make strides against breast cancer in baltimore. a number of men walked as well. more than 5,000 poem came out to walk around lake montebello yesterday. including many breast cancer survivors. pink tutus and pom poms. a making strides against breast cancer walk. the walk raised more than $300,000. the money be used to research. as part of our continuing community commitment, wjz is a proud cosponsor. still to come on wjz's eyewitness news.
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heroic action in california as a man pulls a truck driver from the wreckage of a fiery, big rig crash. the cab of the truck, which was carrying thousands of pounds of oil, flew over the edge of the freeway, crashing to the ground with the driver still inside. the driver was taken to the hospital with severe burns. the cause of the accident is under investigation. authorities captured two of the four inmates who escaped from an oklahoma jail. police say 21-year-old dylan
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ray three irons and 23-year-old prime brown, have been captain captured less than 20 miles from the jail. the men escaped from the cato county jail, sunday, after prying open the maintenance hatch of a shower. the two other escapees are still on the run. sad news in the music world, as ledge understandary iconlou reed passes away. reed was the driving force behind the legendary band, velvet underground. an artist in japan is starting a new trend for those who may be bored with their regular cup of coffee. he calls it three-dimensional art. the artist said working in 3d is essentially a race against time. because all of his works have to be finished within five minutes. this weekend, he used his latte making skill the to make
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replicas of man's best friend. he just has to finish before the foam breaks down horry drink the foam, because it's my favorite part. but you'd be in a dilemma, because it's a piece of art. >> not really. not a dilemma at all. just a long wait in line. that's the thing. scott pelley has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. texas passed one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation. today, a federal judge had his say. we'll have the story tonight, on the cbs evening news. and here's a look at tonight's closing numbers from wall street. we'll be right back. ,,,,
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all right. no complaints tonight. a gorgeous eaching. autumn evening in our area. and meteorologist chelsea ingram is live in the wjz mobile weather lab, updating what we can expect tomorrow. bob will update the five-day forecast. but first, let's go to chelsea. >> reporter: hello, everyone we'll actually have a milder start to the day, as we head into your tuesday, with temperatures coming around 45 degrees in the morning. mostly sunny skies expected. that will take us to 65 for
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your high temperature. mostly clear by dinnertime, with temps around 50 degree. now, let's go inside to bob, with a look at what you can expect for the next five days. bok? >> it-- bob in. >> it will be a tad cooler tomorrow. but then it warms up again. more clouds coming in. maybe a sprinkle in a couple of spots as the warm air moves in. thursday, halloween night. could be scattered showers, even thunder. 72, 62. a very warm afternoon or evening. 74, showers, clearing out. for the weekend now, looks like it starts to cool down. 66 saturday. probably around 60 here on sunday. denise and vic? >> thank you, bob. still to come on eyewitness news tonight. there's a new edition to the ravens' running game. >> mark has details on ,,,,,,,,,
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are the. the bye is over. it's an important week for the ravens. >> certainly is. >> you know, the nfl season nearing its midpoint. and teams now have until 4:00 tomorrow, if they want to make any trades. coach john harbaugh speaking today, declined to say whether
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the ravens are working on any trades. but he did announce that they have acquired a new player. today, the ravens signed free agent running back, bernard scott, who last played for the cincinnati bengals. scott hasn't played in more than a year now. he had been out recovering from knee surgery. and the ravens bring him on, hoping he can add depth to their running back position. >> reporter: we played him at cincinnati. and he's got all of the skills as far as perimeter running. he's a speed guy and perimeter. always done a good job with pass protection as well. he's a threat. we saw him bra today. looked good. had a good start. we'll see where it goes. >> backup running back bernard pierce suffered a hamstring injury. harbaugh said the ravens will wait and see how they will use bernard scott.
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the ravens' next opponent is the cleveland browns. and they suffered yet another significant injury. return specialist, travis benjamin, now out the rest of the season. happened at the browns loss. benjamin is the third brown starter, lost for the year, with a knee ligament tear. davon best will take over as the browns' kick receiver. they are the bad newsed browns. baltimore has beaten them 11 times in a row. ravens looking to make it an each dozen this sunday. a game you can see here on wjz. coverage kicks off at 4:15. let's talk to baseball now. what a world series it has been so far. pivotal game 5 in st. louis. tonight, the series is tied up at 2 games each. boston evened the series. last night, in st. st. louis, david ortiz, with has impersonation of ray lewis. an inspirational speech before the sixth innings.
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and marriage, big poppy's words hit for gomes. two runners on. tie game. gomes goes deep. three-one shot to left field. that was off cards reliever, seth manis. boston with the lead. and they held onto a 4-2 victory. it fired up this boston bunch. as they get i win they much needed to tie the series with the cardinals. >> we need it. we had a good offensive team. and i know that we have guys capable to get it done. you know? and yeah. they got good fishing. but they turned the ball over the plate. >> unusual end of the game. as koji ueharra. koji earns his first world series save. game 1 tonight. stars adam wainwright for st. louis. we'll have more on the ravens coming up tonight at 11:00. back to you for now. back to you for now. if you have high blood pressure like i do,
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here we go again. this time, orange diamond, is hitting the auction block. and it's expected to set a new world record in both size and price. kristy's has the biggest orange diamond. it's in hong kong. it's a rare fire diamond. it weighs almost 15 carats, making it the biggest of all fancy orange diamonds ever to be auctioned off. it is expected to fetch as much as $20 million. >> wow. >> i'm only $19,998,000 short. >> and 48 cents. yeah. [ laughter ] >> it's a little big for your finger anyway, bob. that's it for us tonight. we'll be back at 11:00. >> thanks for watching wjz, maryland's news station. don't go away. much more on the cbs evening news, includ >> pelley: tonight, the penn state scandal is much worse than we knew.
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